Ministry of Farang Affairs: Why Thai kids are scared

Ministry of Farang Affairs: Why Thai kids are scared

The Ministry of Farang Affairs is a one-stop shop where foreigners in Thailand can learn all they need to know about living here. No, we’re not talking about work permits, visas or taxes. We’re talking about day-to-day life in the Land of Endless Shocks and Riddles, of Blur, Befuddlement and the Bizarre. Stay tuned for weekly

- Today, 11:00AM

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Opinion: Rethinking the power generation strategy

Opinion: Rethinking the power generation strategy

PHUKET: Recent protests against construction of the proposed coal burning electricity generating plant in Krabi is a classic case of the NIMBY (‘Not In My Back Yard’) phenomenon, and one which is also seriously testing the government’s resolve over the public’s right to protest. It is difficult to believe that the year is 20

- Today, 07:00AM

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Excuse buster: The miracles of nature's 'super foods'

Excuse buster: The miracles of nature's 'super foods'

PHUKET: One thing in common at nearly all the centers I work at in Phuket is giving clients Apple Cider vinegar. Either clients have it as a salad dressing or it’s given with water before meals. A lot has been written about its remarkable healing properties. Is it a true health wonder or is it mostly fiction? I am always weary

- Yesterday, 03:00PM

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Video: Angry teens terrorize family after a 'beep'

Video: Angry teens terrorize family after a 'beep'

PHUKET: A video featuring teen bikers terrorizing a family of three in Kamala went viral yesterday afternoon. The Facebook clip shows two teen-aged kids on a motorbike driving dangerously close to a Honda Jazz, ordering its driver to stop. The one riding pillion was silent, while the other looked visibly angry, kept on pointing

- Yesterday, 12:04PM

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